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Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento
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TBC
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.1
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Pontiac Torrent
2009 Pontiac Torrent
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$24,820
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Highlander
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$34,810
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8.6
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Overview

Engine
N/A
Engine
3.4-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
N/A
3.4-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
N/A
185 hp @ 5200 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
N/A
210 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
N/A
5-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
N/A
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,660 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
20 MPG
24 MPG
City
N/A
17 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
N/A
24 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
N/A
7.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
20 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
340 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
480 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
188.8 in
194.9 in
Height
N/A
69.3 in
68.1 in
Max Width
N/A
71.4 in
76 in
Front Width
N/A
61.6 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
N/A
61.8 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
N/A
112.5 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
41.2 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
40.9 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
55.7 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
51.1 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
40.2 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
40.1 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
55.9 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
51.4 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
N/A
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
N/A
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
N/A
45.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
68.6 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
35.2 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Variable pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
41.8 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P235/65R16
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
N/A
P235/65R16
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Ebony, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Ebony, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Sand, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
N/A
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
N/A
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
N/A
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
N/A
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
N/A
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
N/A
Optional
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
N/A
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
N/A
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
N/A
Optional
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
N/A
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
N/A
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
N/A
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
N/A
Optional
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
N/A
Standard
Standard
A/C
N/A
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
N/A
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
N/A
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
N/A
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
N/A
Optional
Standard
Remote Engine Start
N/A
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
N/A
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
N/A
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
N/A
Not Available
Standard
ABS
N/A
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
N/A
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
N/A
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
N/A
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
N/A
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
N/A
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
N/A
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
N/A
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
N/A
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles